French Sculpture Census

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ARP, Jean/Hans
Strasbourg, Bas-Rhin 1887 - Basel, Switzerland 1966

Concrétion humaine
Human Concretion

1935
plaster

free-standing abstract
19 1/2 x 18 3/4 x 25 1/2
[not signed]

Acc. No. : 4.1937
Credit Line : Gift of the Advisory Committee

New York, New York, The Museum of Modern Art

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Provenance

  • Arp Collection
  • 1937, Gift of the Advisory Committee

Bibliography

  • MoMA's website, April 1, 2013
  • 1937 NY MoMA Bulletin
    "Gifts of the Advisory Committee", The Bulletin of The Museum of Modern Art, 6, volume 4, July 1937, p. 3, repr., 5
  • 1948 NY MoMA Barr
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, Edited by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., New York, 1948, repr. p. 279
  • 1954 Barr
    Masters of Modern Art, Edited by Alfred H. Barr, Jr., 1954, repr. p. 140
  • 1958 Arp
    Arp, Edited by James Thrall Soby, 1958, repr. p. 65
  • 1969 Goldwater
    Robert Goldwater, What is Modern Sculpture?, New York, Museum of Modern Art, 1969, repr. p. 60
  • 1977 NY MoMA Legg
    Painting and Sculpture in The Museum of Modern Art, with Selected Works on Paper. Catalogue of the Collection, January 1, 1977, Edited by Alicia Legg, New York, The Museum of Modern Art, 1977, p. 11

Exhibition

  • 1936 NY MoMA
    Cubism, NY, MoMA, no. 10
  • 1936-1937 NY MoMA
    Fantastic Art, NY, MoMA, 1936-1937, no. 288
  • 1939 NY MoMA
    Art in Our Time, NY, MoMA, 1939, no. 319
  • 1940 NY MoMA
    Modern Painting and Sculpture, NY, MoMA, 1940
  • 1940-1941 NY MoMA
    Painting and Sculpture from Museum Collection, NY, MoMA, 1940-1941
  • ?? NY MoMA
    Selection from Museum Collection, NY, MoMA, ??
  • 1944 NY MoMA
    Art in Progress, NY, MoMA, 1944

Related Works

See also in the same museum cast stone made in 1949 from this plaster, 328.1949.